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Private Warren Hastings Huggard

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  • 1897 - 1928

This fonds contains documents relating to Private Warren Hasting Huggard, who served in the First World War, including a discharge certificate, photograph, death certificate, envelope, authorization for pension payments and citation.
Private Warren Hasting Huggard 115th Battalion C.E.F. died in service to his country on November 26, 1922. Warren was born in Kings County, New Brunswick on September 2, 1897 to Richard and Edna May (Bassett) Huggard of Mercer Settlement.

Reverend Hiram A. Cody

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  • 1872 - 1972

This fond of Hiram. A Cody is comprised of two newspaper articles, parts one and two of an article written by Ted Jones, as well as two copies of an address given to the Kings County Historical Society by A. P. Hetherington, in 1972, titled Life and Times of H. A. Cody.

Reverend Cody was both a pastor and a literary figure, having prolifically written in many forms such as plays, short stories, novels, sermons ans serializations. He was born on the Washademoak, New Brunswick in 1872. He moved to the Yukon in 1904 as a travelling missionary, and in 1909 him and his family moved back to New Brunswick and to the rectorship of St. James' Church in Saint John. In 1927 Rev. Cody was appointed Archdeacon of Saint John. He died in 1984 at the age of 75.

Private Percy Leonard Robertson

  • Fonds
  • 1895 - 1919

This fond contains documents about Private Percy Leonard Robertson and his involvement in the First World War. It contains a death certificate, newspaper clippings, telegrams, memorial scroll, death certificate and other documents.
Pte. Robertson was the son of Thomas & Lizzie Robertson of Hampton. He enlisted January 15, 1918 with the 13th Battalion, 1st Division. He was later assigned to the 26th Battalion and finally to the 44th Battalion.
In just nine short months, Percy served in the 2nd Battle of the Somme, 3rd Battle of Aisne, Battle of Le Hamel, 2nd Battle of the Marne, Battle of Amiens, and the 2nd Battle of Arras. Pte. Robertson was killed on September 2nd, 1918 at Dury in front of Arras, Northern France. Initially he was reported Missing in Action and his family received 3 brief telegrams with that status between September 21st and October 5th, 1918. On October 16th, a fourth and final telegram arrived with the message: “deeply regret to inform you Pte. P.L. Robertson infantry previously reported missing now officially reported Killed in Action September 2nd.” Further correspondence, including previously reported letter below, show that one year later, the family still did not know where their son & brother was buried. They eventually learned he was buried at the Dury Crucifix Cemetery, south-east of Arras.

Constitution and Laws of the Loyal Orange Association of British America

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  • 1915, and January, 1929

The first book from 1915, is titled, "Constitution and Laws of the Loyal Orange Association of British America with Benefit Fund Rules and Rules of the Royal Scarlet Order". The second from January, 1929 is titled, "Constitution and Laws of the Loyal Orange Association of British America with Rules of the Royal Scarlet Order Juvenile Orange Association and Grand Lodge Benefit Fund". These two books as its said on the title contain the constitution and laws of the group.

Canadian Churchman 1981/9,17

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  • November ninth, seventeenth, nineteen eighty one

Two newspapers that are labeled the "Canadian Churchman". The first one from November ninth is titled, "Bishops say Mission Study Planners Must Keep North in Mind".

"The Dollar Woman" Performed 1977

  • Fonds
  • 1977

A program for the play "The Dollar Woman" as well 2 newspaper clippings telling the review of the same play.

Educational History of Kings County

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  • 1844 - 1974

This fonds contains two teacher's report to trustees, one for the Hampton district no.2 and the other for Hampton Ferry district no.3 from 1877, as well as a newspaper clipping of the living members of the 1924 graduating class from the Sussex Composite High School in 1974, the Journal of the House of Assembly of the Province of New Brunswick from the 6th of February 1851 to the 13th of April 1851 with the appendix on education detailing the schedule of warrants drawn in favor of Trustees of Parish Schools in 1850, as well as five school inspection returns in 1844.

Elmer Sinnot 1891-1916 Correspondance

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  • 1916

Letters to Elmer Sinnots Mother from Elmer Sinnot telling his experience in World War One. As well letters sent to telling their deepest condolences for her loss. Elmer Sinnot was a solider in World War One from Sussex New Brunswick who was killed in action in 1916 during World War One.

The Eagle's Nest

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  • 1707 - 1965

The fond for the Eagle's Nest (Nid d'Aigle) of Kars is comprised of a written report of a talk given by Mrs. Hendry O. McLellan of East Riverside New Brunswick to the Kings County Historical Society in Sussex New Brunswick on October 28th 1965, and the other is a collection of notes made from papers in possession of Helen Adams by Catherine McLellan, September 1962.

The Eagle's Nest or Nid d'Aigle was the home of a distinguished French family who lived there in the early eighteenth Century it local ore holds that it was also a French military post during the French period.

The New Brunswick Baptist Annual (1898)

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  • 1898, 1899, 1900

Contains the minutes and proceedings from the New Brunswick Baptist annual convention. It also contains a treasury report detailing the money made from different churches and events. As well containing a list of ordained ministers in New Brunswick.

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